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March 2020

  1. Working through COVID-19

    17 March 2020

    A strong social safety net will help mitigate the employment impact of COVID-19.

  2. 5 Things to know for effective teleworking

    16 March 2020

    Jon Messenger, the ILO's expert on working conditions, shares his top five tips for effective teleworking during the COVID-19 crisis.

February 2020

  1. Viet Nam's trade union: Advancement for workers' rights

    10 February 2020

    Viet Nam’s trade union has been adapting itself to the new socio-economic situation to work more effectively for the legitimate rights and benefits of its members. Union right is the right of every Vietnamese worker.

January 2020

  1. 2019 Viet Nam Labour Forum on the future of work

    20 January 2020

    ILO Viet Nam's last biggest event in 2019 was perhaps the first Viet Nam Labour Forum entitled “Future of work - The choice of Viet Nam”. Let’s have another look at the event.

November 2019

  1. Voices from the world of work: Social protection matters

    28 November 2019

    While almost 90 percent of Viet Nam population is covered by a public health insurance, one third of the labour force has no access to unemployment benefits, and two third don't receive a pension. These gaps matter in the life of a motorbike driver in Hanoi.

  2. Voices from the world of work: Industrial relations matter

    28 November 2019

    A story of a garment worker shows how important communications channels between factory management and workers are.

  3. Voices from the world of work: Skills development matters

    28 November 2019

    A story of female IT workers shows that young women can do technology-based jobs which are mostly dominated by men in Viet Nam.

October 2019

  1. Guidance on Trade Union engagement in labour dispute settlement and proceedings in the courts

    15 October 2019

    The guidance was developed by ILO-NIRF/Japan project and Viet Nam General Confederation of Labor to provide trade union officials in litigation processes and practical examples for reference in representing and protecting workers' rights.

September 2019

  1. ILO-Viet Nam cooperation for decent work

    16 September 2019

    The 30-minute programme was broadcast on the national television VTV4 on 15 September 2019.

August 2019

  1. ILO 100 Years – Journey for Social Justice: Shared ideals with Ho Chi Minh

    26 August 2019

    The film shows the historical journey of the International Labour Oganization (ILO), Viet Nam, and President Ho Chi Minh who shared same values and ideals since 1919.

  2. Voices from the world of work: a platform worker

    25 August 2019

    The story of a male platform worker can show certain dimensions of Viet Nam’s labour market.

  3. Voices from the world of work: an IT worker

    25 August 2019

    The story of a female IT worker can show certain dimensions of Viet Nam’s labour market.

  4. Voices from the world of work: a garment worker

    25 August 2019

    The story of a female garment worker can show certain dimensions of Viet Nam’s labour market.

  5. People in jobs make Viet Nam’s economic miracles happen

    25 August 2019

    Viet Nam has seen a rapid economic progress with labour and social achievements. Those economic miracles don’t just happen. People in jobs make them happen.

  6. Pensions will ensure income security for older person – Universal social protection to achieve the SDGs

    18 August 2019

    In the past decades, Viet Nam made significant progress in extending social protection, and has now committed to universal social protection by the Master Plan on Social Insurance reform and the Master Plan on Social Assistance reform. The ILO/Japan Multi-bilateral programme supported a national dialogue led by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs to implement the social insurance reforms.

  7. Unemployment insurance – Universal social protection to achieve the SDGs

    18 August 2019

    In the past decades, Viet Nam made significant progress in extending social protection, and has now committed to universal social protection by the Master Plan on Social Insurance reform and the Master Plan on Social Assistance reform. The ILO/Japan Multi-bilateral programme supported a national dialogue led by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs to implement the social insurance reforms.

  8. Social insurance maternity benefits – Universal social protection to achieve the SDGs

    18 August 2019

    In the past decades, Viet Nam made significant progress in extending social protection, and has now committed to universal social protection by the Master Plan on Social Insurance reform and the Master Plan on Social Assistance reform. The ILO/Japan Multi-bilateral programme supported a national dialogue led by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs to implement the social insurance reforms.

  9. Social insurance for informal employment – Universal social protection to achieve the SDGs

    18 August 2019

    In the past decades, Viet Nam made significant progress in extending social protection, and has now committed to universal social protection by the Master Plan on Social Insurance reform and the Master Plan on Social Assistance reform. The ILO/Japan Multi-bilateral programme supported a national dialogue led by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs to implement the social insurance reforms.

  10. Why social insurance is important to me – Universal social protection to achieve the SDGs

    18 August 2019

    In the past decades, Viet Nam made significant progress in extending social protection, and has now committed to universal social protection by the Master Plan on Social Insurance reform and the Master Plan on Social Assistance reform. The ILO/Japan Multi-bilateral programme supported a national dialogue led by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs to implement the social insurance reforms.

July 2019

  1. Cooperatives for decent work

    06 July 2019

    The International Day of Cooperatives is celebrated on the first Saturday of July every year. In commemoration of the ILO’s Centenary, the theme for 2019 is “cooperatives for decent work”, which is closely linked to the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 8.